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Making the case for ecological farming in Africa

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | 12 June, 2014 1 comment

When I ask people what the backbone of most African economies is, the response is often a unanimous, "agriculture". It goes without dispute that agriculture is the most important and largest contributor to the gross domestic product...

GE Not the Answer - Straight from the Farmer's Mouth

Feature story | 15 October, 2009 at 17:45

From the paddy fields of Thailand, 62-year old rice farmer Samnieng Huadlim joined Spanish and Swedish farmers in Brussels to present the EU Commissioner for Health Androulla Vassiliou with our 180,000-signature-strong petition against potential...

Agriculture at a Crossroads: Food for Survival

Publication | 11 November, 2009 at 0:00

Climate change, hunger and poverty, loss of biodiversity, forest destruction, water crises, food safety – what all these threats have in common is that a principal cause for each of them is in the way we produce, trade, consume and discard food...

Testimonies of Contamination

Publication | 1 April, 2009 at 0:00

Spanish farmers' testimonies demonstrate the devastating impacts of contamination from Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) maize.

Contamination by Genetically Engineered Papaya in Thailand

Publication | 1 June, 2006 at 0:00

This report shows the history of GE papaya contamination in Thailand. It has been two years since facts were made public that a research station under the Thai Government had illegally sold and distributed genetically engineered (GE) contaminated...

Greenpeace position on Coexistence

Publication | 1 March, 2006 at 0:00

Coexistence is the term used for measures to separate genetically engineered (GE) and non-GE crops and foods. But mounting evidence shows that coexistence is impossible and that GE organisms, which are living organisms, once released into the...

Who is to blame for the dioxin scandal in Germany?

Blog entry by Barbara Kamradt | 18 January, 2011 1 comment

When I went shopping last weekend I saw some empty shelves in the organic food section of my supermarket. No organic eggs and even my sons favourite organic salami was sold out. The latest German dioxin scandal is not the first...

GE-Free Future Tour - next stop France

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 9 April, 2010 4 comments

April 09, 2010: Italy The GE Free Future bus is crossing the beautiful Italian countryside, on its way to the French-Italian border, roughly 750 km to the north. At a quiet pace of 80 km/h it will take us approximately 10 to 12...

Organic Cook-Out in Manila

Image | 22 May, 2011 at 14:27

22 May 2011 - Philippines. Greenpeace volunteer, Benetton model and TV host Kiko Rustia uses his skills learned as a sous chef in the preparation of dishes centered around organic talong. Greenpeace held the Organic Cook-out with celebrity chefs...

Organic Potatoes in Sweden

Image | 15 October, 2009 at 0:00

Detail view of organic potatoes grown in Peter Nilsson's farm. He and his family have a dairy herd of about 80 cows and 125hectares of grazing and cropping land. Since 2002, all their farm produce is certified as organic under KRAV (the Swedish...

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